Archive for March, 2011

This must be what going mad feels like!

Recently I’ve been having a lot of weird dreams. This one is by far one of the worst. It’s so bad, I prefer not to write much about it. Just a bit:

Do not under any circumstances, let a schoolgirl without any form of driving licence, operate any form of heavy vehicles (especially trucks), while texting on a cellphone, when the cops are around!

And not especially when you are in the front seat and you have passengers. The consequences are catastrophic.

Final damage: 3 badly damaged vehicles (2 cars and our truck), passengers with broken bones in the other cars, 1 million dollars of suspended fines, and my whole family is suspended from driving. The only silver lining is that our family sticks together through hard times.

All I have is yours

This is the 11th Acies I have attended in my life. I have not missed a single one ever since I stepped into Legion. Every year both the senior and junior Legionaries come together to pledge our loyalty to our Mother. The handbook is very insistent on the attendance of members. It even condemns those who do not attend as lacking in Legion spirit and therefore worthless. Very harsh words. This is a hard saying, who can accept it?

But my best teacher and mentor Experience proves this right. Those who don’t come for the Acies, disappear soon or do not persevere. I am grieved at the thought of the my many friends who have come and gone like the wind. But we have to move on with the times. Times are different now. And we have to grasp with many questions and doubts: Are we relevant? Does our purpose still exist? These are questions that I struggle to answer.

One thing is certain: if we give up now it will be lost forever. We would turn into a piece of church history. We will be looked upon as commentators read ‘These are the ones who have tried and failed. The experiment was a failure.’ It’s time to know what’s at stake here. If we pledge to give our all into this but we do not work together, we will lose ourselves. We will not be able to live in peace with ourselves.

So friends, if you dare to say these words ‘My Queen and Mother, I am yours. All I have is yours.’, please reflect upon how you are doing in this your life.

伤心太平洋

伤心太平洋

原唱:任贤齐

作曲:中岛みゆき

 

离开真的残酷吗

或者温柔才是可耻的

或者孤独的人无所谓

无日无夜无条件

前面真的危险吗

或者背叛才是体贴的

或者逃避比较容易吧

风言风语风吹沙

往前一步是黄昏

退后一步是人生

风不平浪不静心还不安稳

一个岛锁住一个人

 

我等的船还不来

我等的人还不明白

寂寞默默沈没沈入海

未来不再我还在

如果潮去心也去

如果潮来你还不来

浮浮沈沈往事浮上来

回忆回来你已不在

 

一波还未平息

一波又来侵袭

茫茫人海狂风暴雨

一波还来不及

一波早就过去

一生一世如梦初醒

深深太平洋底深深伤心

 

离开真的残酷吗

或者温柔才是可耻的

或者孤独的人无所谓

无日无夜无条件

往前一步是黄昏

退后一步是人生

风不平浪不静心还不安稳

一个岛锁住一个人

 

我等的船还不来

我等的人还不明白

寂寞默默沈没沈入海

回忆回来你已不在

 

一波还未平息

一波又来侵袭

茫茫人海狂风暴雨

一波还来不及

一波早就过去

一生一世如梦初醒

深深太平洋底深深伤心

 

一波还未平息

一波又来侵袭

茫茫人海狂风暴雨

一波还来不及

一波早就过去

一生一世如梦初醒

深深太平洋底深深伤心

深深太平洋底深深伤心

 

Is saying goodbye really that cruel?

Perhaps warmth is really shameful

Perhaps it’s all right for the lonely

No strings attached, day or night

Is there really danger upfront?

Perhaps betrayal is being considerate

Perhaps running away is easier

Idle talk blowing in the sands

One step ahead lies dusk

One step behind lies life

Uneven winds, restless waves, still an unquiet heart

Imprisoned on an island alone

 

The ship I wait for has not arrived

The person I wait for does not realize

Loneliness silently submerges into the sea

The future goes, but I remain

When the current goes, the heart too

When the current comes, you refuse

Floating and sinking, the past rises up

When Memory returns, you are gone

 

One wave is yet to calm

Another wave invades

A sea of faces, brash winds and storms

One wave is late

Another wave has left

Eternity spent waking from a dream

As the Pacific’s abyss is, so are Sorrows’ depths.

 

Is saying goodbye really that cruel?

Perhaps warmth is really shameful

Perhaps it’s all right for the lonely

No strings attached, day or night

One step ahead lies dusk

One step behind lies life

Uneven winds, restless waves, still an unquiet heart

Imprisoned on an island alone

 

The ship I wait for has not arrived

The person I wait for does not realize

Loneliness silently submerges into the sea

When Memory returns, you are gone

 

One wave is yet to calm

Another wave invades

A sea of faces, brash winds and storms

One wave is late

Another wave has left

Eternity spent waking from a dream

As the Pacific’s abyss is, so are Sorrows’ depths.

 

One wave is yet to calm

Another wave invades

A sea of faces, brash winds and storms

One wave is late

Another wave has left

Eternity spent waking from a dream

As the Pacific’s abyss is, so are Sorrows’ depths.

As the Pacific’s abyss is, so are Sorrows’ depths.


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